Certificate Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Day Schedule

Graduation Day

Graduation is your big day, and we want it to be memorable, rewarding, and exciting. Please review the information and timetables below to ensure a smooth event.  

Graduation Day Schedule 


12:30-1:00 pm - Arrive

  • Graduates and guests check-in at the east gate near Wilson Plaza (above Lot 4) for ticketing and verification of COVID Compliance. 
  • Graduates proceed to Gate A (southeast corner) LATC.
  • Guests will be seated at Wallis Annenberg Stadium where the ceremony will be live-streamed for viewing. Guests will not be allowed into LATC.  Seating within Annenberg is on a first-come, first serve basis, featuring two seats socially distanced for each pair of guest.  Access to restrooms and sanitation centers will be provided.

1:00pm - Graduate seating begins

  • Graduates will be queued alphabetically by last name. 

1:30pm - Ceremony begins

  • The event will be live-streamed to the video board at Wallis Annenberg Stadium, throughout LATC, and on the UCLA Extension Youtube Channel
  • The celebration will feature remarks by Dean Bullard, our keynote speaker, graduate testimonials, inspirational speeches, and more.
  • When it's time for your name to be called, graduates will be ushered from their seats to the stage and will have their photo taken. Graduates may take off their masks temporarily to cross the stage and for photos.   
  • Upon exiting the stage, graduates will proceed out of LATC and will NOT to return to their seats.

3:00pm - Event ends

  • Guests and graduates rejoin in Wilson Plaza and depart the UCLA Campus.



5:00-5:30 pm - Arrive

5:30pm - Graduate seating begins

6:00pm - Ceremony begins

7:30pm - Event ends

Guest Tickets

Each registered graduate has the option to bring up to two (2) guests with them to view the LATC graduation ceremony from Annenberg Stadium.

There is no separate guest registration or guest ticket. The graduate and two guests must all check in at the same time and location, using the graduate's ticket. No guests will be permitted unless they are with their registered graduate.


Please dress business casual, but remember the ceremony is outdoors and important. In advance, obtain a guest parking permit via Bruin ePermits. Ceremony parking for LATC are parking Lots 4 and 7. Be sure to have directions to campus parking. If you have out-of-town guests attending the ceremony, we’ve provided a directory of nearby hotels to help you in your planning process.


UCLA venues and facilities are equipped with both wheelchair spaces and transfer seats located on select aisles, which have folding armrests to make transfer easier for those with mobility limitations. Please indicate specific seating needs when placing your ticket order, and clarify whether they are for you or for your guest.

Important Advisement


All Students and Guests participating in graduation are required to show proof of either a Vaccination Card or a Negative COVID-19 test in the last 72 hours, in addition to a valid ID prior to entry. No physical contact should occur between participants. Mask are required for entry and must be worn at all times.

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